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    Russ Smith selected 47th in the NBA Draft

    Russ Smith was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 47th pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday night. Smith was then traded to the New Orleans Pelicans for Pierre Jackson. After leading the most successful four...

    • Posted June 27, 2014
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    Three Cardinals selected in the first round of NFL Draft

    By Sam Draut– For the first time in school history, three players from Louisville were selected in the first round of the NFL Draft. Safety Calvin Pryor was the first Cardinal taken, drafted by the New York...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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    Schimmel, Slaughter, Taylor selected in WNBA Draft

    Shoni Schimmel was selected eighth in the 2014 WNBA Draft by the Atlanta Dream on Monday night.  The 2014 All-American joins former Louisville star Angel McCoughtry, the two are the only two thousand point scorers in program...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • Louisville falls to Maryland 76-73

    Despite a heroic effort by Shoni Schimmel in the final thirty seconds, Louisville fell to Maryland 73-70 Tuesday night at the KFC YUM! Center. Down 70-62, Schimmel hit her first of three three-pointers to give the Cardinals...

    • Posted April 2, 2014
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  • Louisville advances to Elite Eight

    Louisville cruised to a 73-47 victory over LSU on Sunday to advance to the Elite Eight. Shoni Schimmel led Cardinal scorers with 19 points and added six assists.  Tia Gibbs hit five three pointers, finishing with 15...

    • Posted March 31, 2014
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    No. 11 Louisville beats No. 19 UConn 81-48

    By Sam Draut– No. 11 Louisville celebrated the careers of the four seniors who have seen the most wins in their careers in Cardinal history as Louisville routed No. 19 Connecticut 81-48 on Saturday at the KFC...

    • Posted March 8, 2014
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    No. 11 Louisville beats No. 18 SMU 84-71

    By Sam Draut– Russ Smith scored 22 points in the second half, hitting six three pointers, leading eleventh ranked Louisville to an 84-71 win against eighteenth ranked Southern Methodist. The Cardinals second road victory over a ranked...

    • Posted March 5, 2014
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  • No. 1 UConn defeats No. 3 Louisville 68-48

    No. 3 Louisville fell to No. 1 Connecticut 68-48 in front of a record attendance of 22,163 on senior night at the KFC YUM! Center. Breanna Stewart led the Huskies with 22 points, 14 rebounds, and four...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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  • U of L Women defeat Cincinnati 75-51

    The third-ranked University of Louisville Women’s basketball team defeated Cincinnati 75-51 March 1 at Fifth Third Bank Arena. The Bearcats (12-16) celebrated senior day, but it was the Cardinals seniors who celebrated. Fifth year senior Tia Gibbs...

    • Posted March 1, 2014
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    No. 7 Louisville defeats Temple 88-66

    The seventh ranked University Louisville Men’s basketball team defeated Temple 88-66 on Thursday night at the KFC YUM! Center. The Cardinals (24-4) were led by Russ Smith, who scored 24 points and moved to ninth in career...

    • Posted February 28, 2014
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